I have never been afraid of salmonella in homemade eggnog because I always add liquor. But last year, I tried gently cooking the eggs, and guess what, it tasted better than without cooking – the different silky smoothness was instantly noticeable. Salmonella prevention aside, this is the best nog I ever tasted! So now I cook my eggnog for better taste and smoothness rather than eating safety.
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Brining A-to-Z! What Is It? Why It Works! How To Do It! Basic Brine Recipes! Thanksgiving Classics
Brining promotes change in meat protein structure; the same process occurs when exposed to heat, acid or alcohol. Brining improves flavor, tenderness, moisture of lean meats (chicken, turkey, pork, seafood), and reduces cooking time.